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Manufacturing Transport Planner

Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Shift Details:
5 over 7 - Monday to Friday
Work Level:
Work Level 2
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
17 Dec 2021
About The Role

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Planner to join the Transport Team at our Distribution Centre. Reporting to the Planning Manager you will be responsible for producing individual Driver schedules that will implement the overall Transport plan for the Latimer operation.

Here at Morrisons our Transport Planners do the following:

  • Ensure all deliveries and collections are in line with planned requirements.
  • Provide problem solving guidance on any operational issues such as late changes to plans and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Plan and manage resources to deliver a cost effective delivery service.
  • Produce individual plans for particular drivers within an overall plan.
  • Analyse the plan against actual schedules to understand areas of improvement.
  • Maintain compliance and conformance for safe working practices and working time regulations.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Ensure the completion of all associated records and reports and highlight any inaccuracies, issues or complaints
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improved operational efficiencies
  • Organising shunters and ensuring that vehicles and trailers are available when needed.
About You
To be successful you should have excellent communication and analytical skills and experience of producing reports.  Experience of planning a large and successful transport operation along with an understanding of planning system Paragon would be advantageous.  Applicants must be a strong influencer and capable of credible, impactful interventions; working to direct or motivate.
About The Company
From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer. 

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK in over almost 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet. 

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and around 97,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams have got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here